Re: [CR]What hubs to use for a 40s-50s French bike?

Example: Production Builders:LeJeune

From: "ternst" <>
To: "Michael Francis Butler" <>, "dave martinez" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]What hubs to use for a 40s-50s French bike?
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 14:32:21 -0700

So would Pelissier and Prior, unless one went to a German, Italian, or British hub. Ted Ernst Palos Verdes Estates, CA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Francis Butler"
To: "dave martinez"
Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]What hubs to use for a 40s-50s French bike?

> Dave,
> Excelto would be a very good choice. These were virtually unchanged from
> the late 30's to the early 1960.s.
> Best wishes Mick Butler Huntingdon UK.
> On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:37:04 -0700 (PDT), "dave martinez"
> <> said:
>> Hello All,
>> I'm taking delivery on a circa 40s-50s 650B French ladies bike. Its made
>> by an obscure builder (Ondet?). Despite being a mixte frame, the bike is
>> very light and was built up using high performance components of the day.
>> It originally came with a wheelset built around Maxicar hubs. The wheels
>> were not included with the purchase.
>> I need to build a wheelset, but I dont want to spend more on the correct
>> 40s era Maxcars than I spent purchasing the Ondet.
>> What would be the alternatives to 40s or 50s Maxicar?
>> Would anyone have such a hubset for sale or trade? I need 36 hole.
>> Regards,
>> Dave Martinez
>> Fremont Ca
>> welcome back nitro!